Loneliness More Hazardous to Your Health Than Obesity

Story at-a-glance An estimated 42.6 million Americans over the age of 45 suffer from chronic loneliness, and census data reveals more than 25 percent of the U.S. population lives alone Loneliness is associated with higher blood pressure and higher risk of diseases such as heart disease, stroke, dementia, depression and lower survival rates for breast cancer patients Two recent meta … Continue reading Loneliness More Hazardous to Your Health Than Obesity